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The Pioneer Bar

) #18 of 31 Restaurants in Sitka $ ,
212 Katlian St, Sitka, AK 99835-7501
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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212 Katlian St, Sitka, AK 99835-7501
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The Pioneer Bar, or P bar as the locals call it, has a local Alaskan ambience, smoke filled at times, but offers a great place to hang out. With countless old photos of fish and ships on the walls, Sitka's history comes alive here. Great...More

Thank golferjim2015
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is Sitka's "locals" bar. They still allow smoking here. It is a typical bar, but with friendly staff. The best appeal of the place is the wall covering with old marine photos, largely of local shipwrecks, waves, fish, and disasters. These pictures are worth...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A bar... It is a decent bar that serves beer and spirits. Close to the fish processing plant. A good place to get a t shirt and a cap.

Thank frontierman1969
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Stop in for a stiff drink, auto fry and fishing stories. Pool, jukebox and smelly fisher folk. Come in early for free coffee and watch tv until you're to start drinking again.

Thank Skookumlukum
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I could barely breathe from all the cigarette smoke.... And whatever you do don't come in if the bartender Lisa is working. I watched her serve people more drinks who could barely even stand. And she even laughed about it. Very unprofessional. It's an embarrassment...More

Thank Alaskaarmyvet
Reviewed 15 February 2017

can get a bit loud,smoky, and fun on friday nights. stop have a cold one and check out the fisherman photos

Thank LacieMarie
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This dive is a seedy refuge for the chain smokers in town. It is truly foul. With non-smoking options like the Bayview Pub and Mean Queen and a refusal to clean up its act the P Bar continues to bleed customers. Most nights it is...More

Thank SitkaCrabber
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Worth just stopping by to look at the pictures on the wall, have a drink and grab something to take out on the boat.

Thank IceMelt77
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a local bar that has a pictorial history in pictures on the walls. If you like to see the real history have a drink in this bar. A must do.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 1 October 2016

You can tell this is a fisherman's hangout. Small quaint lots of fishing pix. They had a long bar but also booths along the windows for sit down dining. If u come ashore from a cruise ship and forgot your cash, this place took my...More

Thank Vet3X
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Katlian St, Sitka, AK 99835-7501
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Sitka
  • Phone Number: 9077473456
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